Stewards of the iconic buildings and grounds of Capitol Hill since 1793.

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Dirksen Senate Office Building
The Dirksen Senate Office Building was the second of three office buildings...

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Getting Here
Located at the center of Washington, D.C., the U.S. Capitol Building and other...

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The AOC maintains the grounds of the U.S. Capitol
The roles and responsibilities of the Architect of the Capitol cover an...

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Capitol Grounds
Take an outdoor walking tour of the U.S Capitol Monday through Saturday at 1 p....

The Nation's Stage

The U.S. Capitol serves as the nation’s stage, hosting annual events such concerts and the Capitol Christmas Tree. Additionally, the Capitol hosts Presidential Inaugurations every four years and is the location for many ceremonies such as the lying in state of honored citizens. The Capitol Building hosts hundreds of other events annually including rallies, protests and other gatherings that demonstrate the Constitutions First Amendment in practice.

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